2018 International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama

The Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, the Cyprus Centre of the International Theatre Institute (CCOITI) and the Cyprus Tourism Organisation announce the productions that are selected to participate in the “2018 International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama”.

From the 1st until the 30th of July 2018, six theatre groups will present performances of ancient Greek drama at the Paphos Ancient Odeon, at the Curium Ancient Theatre and at the “Skali” Amphitheatre in Aglantzia:

THEATRO ENA, Cyprus
TROJAN WOMEN by Euripides
Directed by Andreas Christodoulides

STEFI PRODUCTIONS, ROADS AND ORANGES FILMS, MUNICIPAL AND REGIONAL THEATRE OF KOZANI, MUNICIPAL AND REGIONAL THEATRE OF VERIA
AGAMEMNON by Aeschylus
Directed by Cezaris Graužinis

SPECTRUM THEATER, Romania
MEDEA by Euripides
Directed by Viola Török

NATIONAL THEATRE OF NORTHERN GREECE
ORESTES by Euripides
Directed by Yannis Anastasakis

FRESH TARGET THEATRE ENSEMBLE, Cyprus
ALCESTIS by Euripides
Directed by Paris Erotokritou

THE RUSTAVELI THEATRE, Georgia
ELECTRA by Sophocles
Directed by Robert Sturua, Grigoris Karantinakis and Nikoloz Heine-Shvelidze

 

A diverse programme has been developed by the organizers, focusing on the quality, on the numerical increase of the productions, as well as giving a step of creation to the Cypriot artists.

The 22nd edition of the “International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama” is part of the celebrations of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, 2018.

 

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